PR Newswire: Flu vaccine coverage remains low this year

PR Newswire: Flu vaccine coverage remains low this year

Flu activity on the rise; CDC urges ongoing vaccination

Dec 09, 2016, 15:46 ET

ATLANTA, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As of early November, only about 2 out of 5 people in the United States reported having gotten this season's flu vaccine, yet flu vaccine offered substantial benefit last season by preventing an estimated 5 million flu illnesses and 71,000 flu hospitalizations. CDC is releasing this information during the 11th National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), an event to encourage ongoing flu vaccination into the holidays and beyond.... [Read more at PR Newswire]

 

 
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